Food Industry Helping to Fuel Michigan’s Economy

January 25, 2017 – Food retail stores are often the anchors of commerce in urban and rural communities across the state. The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers (AFPD) commissioned a study by Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) to better understand the industry’s contribution to the state’s economy.  Michigan’s food retail…

Repair Facility and Mechanic Training Bulletin

The Business Compliance and Regulation Division offers training to help repair facilities and their employees with the basic requirements of the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Act and to answer their questions.  There are no course registration fees. Registration is first come, first Class size is limited – register early! Picture ID is required for…

Alert for Michigan Fuel Retailers

  As you are already probably aware, effective January 1st, 2017, the State of Michigan’s tax on fuels will increase: 7.3 cents per gallon on gasoline and 11.3 cents per gallon on diesel fuel, bringing the total Michigan Tax on both products up to 26.3 cents per gallon. Under Michigan law, whenever the tax imposed…

AFPD voices its support for current and pending bills in Lansing, MI

West Bloomfield, MI. (DEC.9, 2016) – The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers (AFPD) applauded the House passing Senate Bill 853 on Thursday, December 1st. SB 853 would prevent local governments from banning or setting fees for containers like bags, cups, bottles or packaging.  If signed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the bill would take effect…